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officers and occupy oakland protesters, police are assigning blame. chief howard jordan confirms it was one of his officers who fired a beanbag at protestor scott olson, seriously injuring the iraq war veteran. >> permanently -- >> personally i don't think him losing a job is nearly enough. i think he committed a crime and should be put in jail. >> no one is saying what will happen to the unidentified officer, but a just released independent investigation claims four four oakland officers broke the department rules in several occupy protests over the past year. they are minor like officers failing to turn on their video recorders up to excessive use of force. >> i think it might be the first step in the right direction for opd. >> without naming names, the chief is recommending termination for two officers. one demotion, 15 suspensions and counseling and training for three officers and -- three officers and written rep pro maunds for 23 others. >> it was tough for howard jordan to do. it is tough to displane officers you are asking to go out in often violent situations. but he is a good cop
its incumbent upon to us make sure we provide with the answer autos howard jordan claims he's doing his best and he leased a report on the investigation and in a statement says this will provide independent facts. >> this one that could have been given months ago. >> and representing the family in the wrongful death suit. he says the police report raises more questions than it answers. >> there is a number of them do not see a gun on the kid. >> the report also states there is bloomford -- in contradiction to other states saying he never fired a weapon. >> they want to know what happened. i'm trying to help them understand the circumstances surrounding their son's death. >> and this is after the abuse settlement 10 years ago. if you like to see the full report in this case you can go to our web site. abc 7 news.com. in oakland nick smith, abc 7 news. >> there is a mistrial declared in the trial of a former san francisco crime lab technician and there could be a possible retrial. jurors agree she took cocaine to the lab but disagreed on whether prosecutors moved -- proved she did it
are assigning blame. chief howard jordan confirms it was one of his officers who fired a beanbag at protestor scott olson, seriously injuring the iraq war veteran. >> permanently -- >> personally i don't think him losing a job is nearly enough. i think he committed a crime and should be put in jail. >> no one is saying what will happen to the unidentified officer, but a just released independent investigation claims four four oakland officers broke the department rules in several occupy protests over the past year. they are minor like officers failing to turn on their video recorders up to excessive use of force. >> i think it might be the first step in the right direction for opd. >> without naming names, the chief is recommending termination for two officers. one demotion, 15 suspensions and counseling and training for three officers and -- three officers and written rep pro maunds for 23 others. >> it was tough for howard jordan to do. it is tough to displane of go ouing to go out in often violent situations. but he is a good cop and he is trying to be fair. >> but the head of the police u
. the city needs help with major crimes, up 20% this year. police chief howard jordan told the city council he would like to temporarily hire officers from other agencies to fill the gaps. oakland is training new officers a the a police academy class now. however, they won't be ready for the streets until march. >>> oakland police are hoping a newly released surveillance video will jog the memory of those who saw the man who murdered the victim. he accidentally taped the car in front of him seen here while parallel parking. the two people inside that car then confronted butler inside this store and then followed and killed him a block away. a $25,000 reward has been posted for the arrest and conviction of those responsible. >>> a man accused of trying to blowup the federal reserve building in new new york city is under arrest. they nabbed him this morning. they say he tried to detonate a van outside the federal reserve building with what he thought were explosives. they were actually fakes sold to him by an undercover agent. the federal reserve building is just three blocks from ground zero
, police are assigning blame. chief howard jordan confirmed it was one of his officers who fired a beanbag at protester scott olson, seriously injuring the iraq war veteran. >> personally i don't think losing a job is nearly enough. i think that you committed a crime and should be put in jail. >> no one is saying what will happen to that unidentified officer, but a just released independent investigation claims 44 oakland officers broke department rules over several protests over the past year. violations are mostly minor like officers failing to turn on their video recorders, all the way up to false arrest and excessive use of force. >> i think it might be the first step in the right direction for opd towards accountability. >> without naming names, the chief is recommending termination for two officers, one demotion, 15 suspensions, counseling and training for three officers and written reprimands for 23 others. >> this is very tough for howard jordan to do. it is very tough to discipline officers who you are asking to go out in violent situations but he's a good could cop and i think he
. >> reporter: almost a year after the confrontation, police are assigning blame. the chief howard jordan confirmed it was one of his officers that fired a beanbag at scott olson seriously injuring the iraq war veteran. >> losing his job is not nearly enough. i think he committed a crime and he should be put in jail. >> no one will say what happened to the unidentified officer but an independent investigation claims 44 officers broke rules over the past year. violations are mostly minor like officers failing to turn on their video recorders all the way up to false arrests and excessive use of force. >> it might be the first step in direction for opd as far as accountability. >> reporter: without naming names, they are recommending termination for two officers, one demotion, 15 suspensions and counseling and training for three officers and written reprimands for 23 others. >> this is very tough. it's very discipline officers how are asking to go out in violent situations. he is at the top and i think he is trying to be fair. >> the head of the police union is furious blaming city hall for
are assigning blame. chief howard jordan confirmed it was one of his officers who fired a beanbag at protester scott olson, seriously injuring the iraq war veteran. >> personally i don't think losing a job is nearly enough. i think that you committed a crime and should be put in jail. >> no one is saying what will happen to that unidentified officer, but a just released independent investigation claims 44 oakland officers broke department rules over several protests over the past year. violations are mostly minor like officers failing to turn on their jody recorders, all the way up to false arrest and excessive use of force. >> i think it might be the first step in the right direction for opd towards accountability. >> without naming names, the chief is recommendation termination for two officers, window motion, 15 suspensions, counseling and training for three officers and written reprimands for 23 others. >> this is very tough for howard jordan to do. it is very tough to discipline officers who you are asking to go out in violent situations oftentimes but he's a good could be cop and i think
crimes, up 20% this year. police chief howard jordan told the city council he would like to temporarily hire officers from other agencies to fill the gaps. oakland is training new officers a the a police academy class now. however, they won't be ready for the streets until march. >>> oakland police are hoping a newly released surveillance video will jog the memory of those who saw the man who murdered the victim. he accidentally taped the car in front of him seen here while parallel parking. the two people inside that car then confronted butler inside this store and then followed and killed him a block away. a $25,000 reward has been posted for the arrest and conviction of those responsible. >>> a man accused of trying to blowup the federal reserve building in new new york city is under arrest. they nabbed him this morning. they say he tried to detonate a van outside the federal reserve building with what he thought were explosives. they were actually fakes sold to him by an undercover agent. the federal reserve building is just three blocks from ground zero. new york's police commissio
army base way >> u.s. sending 150 troops to jordan to bolster its military in case syria's civil war escalates. tension ms. in the region are high after fighter jets forced a syrian plane to land in a turkish capital. the government suspected the plane was carrying weapons headed for syria. >>> the captain of that cruise ship that ran aground off the coast of italy killing 32 people is trying to get his job back. suing his employers for firing him. he has apologized for being distracted the night his ship ran aground. he says his dismissal is unfair because he was not in command of the ship when it hit the rock. he's under investigation for manslaughterer, abandoning his post before all passengers and crew were evacuated and failing to communicate properly with maritime authorities. >>> santa rosa cyclist is suspended from professional cycling as part of the lance armstrong scandal. the government's agency is banning him for taking part in what it calls the most sophisticates doping program sports has seen. the agency says lance armstrong who has been stripped of his seven titles is
was fired and hit an iraq war veteran scott olsen. here is what chief howard jordan had to say. the vast majority did what they're asked to do and conducted themselves appropriately but those who did not adhere to policy are being held accountable for their actions. here is deputy chief sean wents. >> we take it seriously. we investigate it. where we are wrong we'll hold officers accountable. we want people to
is what chief jordan is recommending. that two officers be fired, one demoted. three undergo counseling and training. 15 be suspended for 30 days. 23 receive written reprimands. mayor kwan reyachted to the report. she was not in oakland during the first crack down which happened on october 25th. now, the police officer union says kwan is also to blame. >> this is what i wanted. i wanted the oakland police to be able to look at itself and discipline itself. everyone knows i was not happy the day after october 25th. >> city leaders are apalled. notice there is no discipline for them. they lowered it to the officers who are out there trying the best they can to serve the community. >> the two officers that could be fired, they're now on paid leave. now there is a process that needs to be followed such as a hearing and final approval will come from the city administrators. live in oakland abc 7 news. >> thank you. police and fire personnel say slow response times are putting peoples lives in danger. it's a story you'll see only on abc 7 news, plea responded to a officer-involved shooting at
crimes up 20%. chief jordan says he would like to temporarily hire officers from other agencies the oakland police force stands at 629 officers down from a high of 837, four years ago. officers are currently require todayed to work overtime to fill staffing levels. oakland is training new officers but won't be ready for the streets until march. >>> oakland police are hoping a new video will jog the memories of witnesses who saw a victim with the men who murdered him. in december 23-year-old charles butler accidentally tapped the car in front of him while parallel parking the people in the car confronted him in the store and followed him and kill him a block away. there's a $25,000 reward. >>> palo alto police asking for your help catching a robber who hit a credit union yesterday. a man not wearing a mask, entered the star one credit union yesterday after 11 in the morning. he vaulted over the teller counter grabbed cash from the drawers and ran. >>> former eagle scout candidate plans to deliver petitions today urging local boy scout leaders to reinstate him. they dismissed ryan
streets major crimes up 20%. chief jordan says he would like to temporarily hire officers from other agencies. right now the force is 629 officers, down more than 200 from four years ago. officers are required to work over time to fill staffing levels. >>> big chains in the works for how air quality experts will respond after disasters like the fire at the chevron refinery. thousands complained of feeling sick after fumes spewed from the facility. bay area air quality district board voted yesterday to develop new rule to track pollution from refineries. current guidelines are geared toward measuring pollution over the long term. >>> giants fans hope the team gets back road warrior swagger in st. louis tonight they try to even up the series with lincecum on mound. cain finished the post-season game last night gave up a two-run homer to carpenter in the 3rd that put cardinals up 2-1 cardinals won after 3 1/2 hour rain delay, 3-1. games four and five played tonight and tomorrow in st. louis, first pitch 5:07 p.m. both days. >>> i love my giants the big bay area sports story, 49ers day a
to attack shopping malls and assassinate u.s. and british diplomats in jordan. they say the suspects smuggled explosives into the country from neighboring syria which is in the midst of a bloody civil war. that civil war also spilling into lebanon. violent clashes between sunni and shiite groups there erupted again today. the violence has escalated since friday's killing of a top intelligence official which many claim was carried out by the syrian regime. >>> meanwhile, new photos of fidel castro appear to contradict rumors that he's on his deathbed. one shows him in a van with government officials. the other, you see there, shows him reading friday's newspaper. a state-run newspaper published an article by castro today in which the 86-year-old brags he doesn't even suffer from headaches these days. >>> and an horrific attack caught on camera in california. a man threw a molotov cocktail at another man. you'll see him engulfed in flames as he runs from the scene. he did survive, thanks to people nearby, who helped put out the flames. a frantic mother raced to get her baby's stroller
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